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Event Calendar

Apr
26
Thu
BNSF Closes S.E. 27th Avenue for Bridge Construction @ BNSF Closes S.E. 27th Avenue for Bridge Construction
Apr 26 all-day

BNSF Closes S.E. 27th Avenue for Bridge Construction

Amarillo, Texas – Beginning Monday, Feb. 19, BNSF will close S.E. 27th Avenue between Buchanan and Grant streets for a bridge construction project. S.E. 27th Avenue in this area will be closed to through traffic between I-27 and Arthur Street. Work is expected to be complete Wednesday, May 19, 2018.

To complete the project, eastbound S.E. 27th Avenue travelers will be detoured to south to 34th Avenue then north on Arthur Street. Westbound traffic will detour at Arthur Street then south to 34th Avenue.

For more information please call Sema Construction, the contractor for the bridge replacement, at (303) 991-4523.

Apr
27
Fri
BNSF Closes S.E. 27th Avenue for Bridge Construction @ BNSF Closes S.E. 27th Avenue for Bridge Construction
Apr 27 all-day

BNSF Closes S.E. 27th Avenue for Bridge Construction

Amarillo, Texas – Beginning Monday, Feb. 19, BNSF will close S.E. 27th Avenue between Buchanan and Grant streets for a bridge construction project. S.E. 27th Avenue in this area will be closed to through traffic between I-27 and Arthur Street. Work is expected to be complete Wednesday, May 19, 2018.

To complete the project, eastbound S.E. 27th Avenue travelers will be detoured to south to 34th Avenue then north on Arthur Street. Westbound traffic will detour at Arthur Street then south to 34th Avenue.

For more information please call Sema Construction, the contractor for the bridge replacement, at (303) 991-4523.

Business of the Month
Apr 27 all-day
High Plains Food Bank: 8th annual Take a Bite out of Hunger with The United Family Event @ 8th annual Take a Bite out of Hunger with The United Family Event
Apr 27 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Food Bank Announcement & media invitation

The 8th annual Take a Bite out of Hunger event with The United Family happens this Fri, April 27 at 8:30 am, inside the High Plains Food Bank warehouse.

The United Family has donated over 400,000 pounds and fed over 100,000 families over the years through the apple donation.

Friday, they will donate 4,860 pounds of apples to promote health, fight food insecurity, and raise awareness of local hunger.

We will be joined by The United Family (management teams) in the warehouse Friday as we receive the large apple donation. We invite you to celebrate the event and share it with our community.

Thank you,

Emily Bell | Communications & Marketing Manager
High Plains Food Bank
815 Ross St
Amarillo TX 79102
806.350.1427 – Direct
806.374.8562 – Office

SOCKS FOR SOLDIERS: GARAGE & PLANT SALE @ SOCKS FOR SOLDIERS: GARAGE & PLANT SALE
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

SOCKS FOR SOLDIERS
GARAGE & PLANT SALE
Helping our Veterans to have a better life.

5205 Zelma Street
Thursday – Saturday
April 26 – 27 – 28
Opens at 9:00
Furniture, Computer Games, Household
Items, Lawn Mower, LP Records Gardening equipment, Decorative Items,
Large & small plants, Much More.
ALL GAVE SOME, SOME GAVE ALL

Apr
28
Sat
The Salvation Army Disaster Training @ The Salvation Army Disaster Training
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Salvation Army Disaster Training…Be Prepared To Serve

Be prepared the next time a disaster happens!! Volunteers MUST be trained to be able to enter onto a disaster site!
April 27th, 2018 – 5:00pm – 9:00pm
(Safe Serve Certification)
April 28th, 2018 – 8:00am – 4:00pm
(Canteen Operations Certification)
Location: 2101 S. Van Buren
To register for Disaster Training, please contact Lt. Stephanie Vincent at Stephanie.vincent@uss.salvationarmy.org
or at (806)373-6631, Ext. #77510 by Thursday April 26th, 2018.

Amarillo Botanical Gardens: GardenFest @ Amarillo Botanical Gardens: GardenFest
Apr 28 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Amarillo Botanical Gardens: GardenFest

8:30 AM until sold out. Breakfast and lunch available.

GardenFest is April 28. Join us as we welcome spring into the Gardens. If you want to rent a booth, contact Vikki Woodruff at 806-352-6513 or vikki@abgardens.org

SOCKS FOR SOLDIERS: GARAGE & PLANT SALE @ SOCKS FOR SOLDIERS: GARAGE & PLANT SALE
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

SOCKS FOR SOLDIERS
GARAGE & PLANT SALE
Helping our Veterans to have a better life.

5205 Zelma Street
Thursday – Saturday
April 26 – 27 – 28
Opens at 9:00
Furniture, Computer Games, Household
Items, Lawn Mower, LP Records Gardening equipment, Decorative Items,
Large & small plants, Much More.
ALL GAVE SOME, SOME GAVE ALL

Wesley Community Center’s: Annual Jim Waterfield Memorial Golf Tournament @ Jim Waterfield Memorial Golf Tournament
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wesley Community Center’s: Annual Jim Waterfield Memorial Golf Tournament
Held at Palo Duro Creek Golf Club in Canyon.

Amarillo Zoo Hosts Earth Day..Every Day Event @ Amarillo Zoo Hosts Earth Day..Every Day Event
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Amarillo Zoo Hosts Earth Day..Every Day Event
Saturday, April 21, 2018
9:30am – 3:00pm

Join Amarillo Zoo in celebrating Earth Day on Saturday, April 21 from 9:30am to 3:00pm. Visitors can learn about local, regional and global environmental issues while visiting or participating in one of many activities planned. Exhibits include: Texas Parks and Wildlife, Xcel Energy, Girl Scouts, Texas Master Naturalists, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Canyon Edge Plants, West Texas A&M University, Panhandle PBS and more!

Other fun activities include:

 Tree seedling give-away (while supply lasts)

 Make a seed bomb and a potted wildflower garden to take home
 Milkweed seed give-away (while supply lasts)
 Make a Black-footed Ferret or a horned lizard mask
 Get your face painted like a tiger and help raise funds for tiger conservation
 Green Trail Challenge scavenger hunt
 “Hug a Tree” Tree Hugger Photo area
 Worm composting booth
 Make a bird feeder stick
 Costumed Characters
 Zero Waste Superhero recycling challenge game
 Keeper chats
 Animal Encounter stations
 And much more!
Admission:
$4.00 adult (13-61)
$3.00 Senior (62 and up)
$2.00 Child (3-12)
2 and under Free

The Amarillo Zoo is located inside Thompson Park at NE 24th Street and Dumas Highway. For more information visit the Zoo’s website www.amarillozoo.org, call 806-378-7911 or follow us on Facebook.

Special thanks to Phillips 66 for supporting the Amarillo Zoo and the Earth Day event!

Mike Boley
Visitor Services Coordinator
Amarillo Zoo
(806) 671-2817
Mike.Boley@amarillo.gov
www.amarillozoo.org